As discussed in the previous blog this speech is about my own feeling of being left out which was a product of my shyness
Dear Mr.Toastmaster, Fellow Members and Guests – Very Good Evening.
Malaria?... Swine Flu…?Aids…?Cancer…? No
Its not only in India, In Perth I am travelling in the same Bus for the last three years, see familiar faces everyday, but have never spoken more than hello.
We hardly take time even to know our neighbors, we are engrossed into our iPods, iPads and gizmos these day.
Loneliness is increasing due to nuclear families, youngsters working away from home living on their own, both husband and wife working with no time for togetherness . Especially elders in the society are affected the most. More than half of those over the age of 75 live alone and about one in ten suffers ‘intense’ loneliness that leads to Alzheimer.